Nicolò Cesana-Arlotti Department of Psychology Yale University   Foundations of logical thought in human infants and children   Humans’ disposition for rational learning, planning, and decision-making is unparalleled in the natural world. Foundational views in the cognitive sciences hold that to learn, think, and talk as we do, we rely upon a “language of thought” […]

SCEW Seminar: Matthew Turner

March 1, 2024
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

For the Zoom link, please email:   Matthew A. Turner Social Sciences Division Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability Stanford University   Group-level homophily in metapopulation social networks can optimize the diffusion of innovations   The diffusion of innovations drives economic success, social progress, ecological sustainability, and public health. Various studies suggest that asymmetric homophilous […]

Steven Van Hooser Department of Biology Brandeis University   Early experience and development of the visual system   The development of sensory systems such as the visual system depends on both experience-dependent and experience-independent factors. The development of motion selectivity in visual cortex in ferret depends on visual experience, but are the parameters of the […]